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PHYSICAL DESCRIPTION
Shelfmark:  Waller Ms Wall-00733
Type of object:  manuscript
Dimensions:  230 x 182mm
Extent:  4 foll.
Material:  paper
DESCRIPTION OF CONTENTS
Type of element:  letter
Extent:  1a, 2a, 3a, 4a
Language:  English
Place:  London
Date:  1937-07-19
Short summary:  Mr Ferguson of Quaritch's has confirmed that the copy of "De motu cordis" which appeared recently in their catalogue almost certainly is from the addressee's library; it was stolen by Arne Holmquist who visited Waller in August 1935 together with the author; Arne Holmquist had been stealing books also from the author during 1935, in the end of 1936 he began to show signs of mental trouble and committed suicide in 1937; Ferguson gave A.H. £175 for the book and he hopes to be able to get it back for the addressee
Person:  Keynes, Geoffrey, Sir, 1887-1982, Surgeon, Book collector, signed by
Person:  Waller, Erik, 1875-1955, Autograph collector, Physician, Surgeon, Book collector, addressee
Person:  Ferguson, Frederic Sutherland, 1878-1967, Bibliographer, Bookseller, person referred to
Person:  Holmquist, Arne G., -1937, Medical historian, person referred to
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Harvey, William, Exercitatio anatomica de motu cordis et sanguinis in animalibus, Francofurti, 1628 [UUB: Waller 4088] (Book)
Institutions, associations, works etc. referred to:  Quaritch booksellers (Institution)
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